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Variety of unconnected scenes from period of about 1914 through 1924, showing facets of World War I

Montage of scenes related to European mobilization and preparations for World War I, from 1914 through 1919, plus brief views of Mark VIII tank maneuvers, circa 1924. Patriotic French citizens fill a street as France mobilizes for World War 1. Italian soldiers marching to war through a town. British King George V seen with Prime Minister David Lloyd George and other British officials. British First Lord of Admiralty, Winston Churchill poses and "mugs" for camera. British troops being transported along a country road on double-decker buses and slogging through the mud in France. Two French soldiers join the line of "tommies" to be photographed, and then step out of line to watch. King George V with Field Marshal Douglas Haig, and other officers, next to their automobiles in field, during the King's visit to his troops in 1916. The King and British officers observe tests of Mark IV tank, circa 1917. Scene shifts to August 10, 1916 showing the Prince of Wales and King George V, accompanied by Field Marshal Douglas Haig, and other officers, observing the Battle of Pozières (in Battle of the Somme) from a safe distance, using a telescope. U.S. Army Mark VIII International Tanks in daytime and nighttime maneuvers (likely at Fort Meade, Maryland) circa 1924.

Date: 1917
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Early model aircraft are used for carrying passengers and cargo in Europe.

Early model aircraft in Europe. Animated map depicts European commercial air routes. Passengers enter the cabin of a British Handley Page W8B transport aircraft. Cargo is loaded into an early single engine bi winged aircraft. Passengers get off an old touring car and board a Farman Goliath airliner. 'Grands Express Aeriens' is printed on the aircraft. A medium sized British bi winged transport aircraft taxis on an airfield. An early bi wing single engine aircraft in flight over an airfield. Aerial views of a European city. An early model single engine bi winged transport aircraft lands. People disembark from an early model passenger aircraft. Animated map of Europe depicts air routes from London to Paris, Manchester and Berlin. People near an early model bi plane. Passengers board and cargo is loaded into the aircraft. A pig is loaded into a Farman Goliath early model liner. A man and the pig look out of the windows of the aircraft. Animated airline routes over a map of Europe. Men load cargo in an early model Spad commercial bi plane.

Date: 1924
Duration: 2 min 15 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Early model aircraft including Breguet 14 reconnaissance photo airplanes and Dornier Komet III monoplanes in Europe.

Early model aircraft in Europe. Four French Breguet 14 reconnaissance photo airplanes parked on an airfield. One of the aircraft starts motor and taxis. Tempelhofer Airdrome in Berlin, Germany. Aircraft parked on a ramp at the airdrome. Buildings in the background. A row of Dornier Komet III monoplanes parked at an air base. Workmen push a German Udet Kondor transport aircraft which is a high winged four engine pusher transport aircraft. A small single engine high winged one passenger light aircraft takes off. Animated map of the world shows lines of projected air routes from Europe to Australia, South America and Africa. The projected air routes are from France to Algiers, from England to India and Australia, from Spain to Argentina and from Holland to Java

Date: 1924
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Spectators watch as Sonja Henie performs ice skating during an ice skating event in Europe.

An ice skating event in Europe. Sonja Henie, a Norwegian figure skater, performs ice skating. Spectators watch as she performs.

Date: 1924
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of the 1924 Democratic National Convention held in Madison Square Garden, New York City

1924 Democratic National Convention, at Madison Square Garden in New York City from June 24 to July 9, 1924. The alphabetical process of nominating candidates begins with Alabama and Forney is seen Johnston, putting Senator Oscar Underwood's name into consideration. View of men at the podium. Bernard Baruch, a supporter of William McAdoo, is seen standing in background. View of the crowded Madison Square Garden, filled with delegates. Some carry a banner reading: "Wilson 1916 for McAdoo 1924." The various State delegations are identified by signs with their State names on them. Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Hawaii (U.S. territory) are seen. As the camera pans the gathering, many more State signs are seen. Outside , in Madison Square Park, a loudspeaker is set up on a truck and a crowd is gathered to listen to events. Back inside Franklin D. Roosevelt, Al Smith's campaign manager, is seen giving a speech nominating Smith for President. Supporters hold up Posters displaying Smith's picture. Closeups of some of the banners. Ticker tape being thrown to celebrate the end of the convention, which ended on July 9th after the 103rd vote finally carried for compromise candidate, John W. Davis of West Virginia. Governor Charles W. Bryan of Nebraska was selected as the vice-presidential nominee.

Date: 1924
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army's 'Round the World Flight in 1924, using Douglas World Cruiser aircraft

Documentary about the U.S. Army's flight around the world in 1924, employing four Douglas World Cruiser aircraft. A flag of United States. Crowds gather around around. the four Douglas World Cruisers, named Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, and Seattle, as they prepare to depart from Seattle, Washington, on their expedition. One of the aircraft taking off. All the aircraft in flight over Seattle Washington. Major Frederick F. Martin Commander of the flight. An animated map shows the aerial expedition's route and locations of various accidents and incidents that beset them along the way. View of one Douglas World Cruiser in flight, equipped with floats. The expedition was completed by the Cruiser,Chicago, crewed by pilot, Lt. Lowell Smith and Lt. Leslie Arnold; and by the New Orleans, crewed by pilot, Lt. Erik Nelson and Lt. Jack Harding, who are seen being congratulated by expedition Commander, Major Frederick F. Martin upon their completion of the mission in Seattle, on September 28, 1924.

Date: 1924
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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